Illinois' COVID-19 cases grew by 1,426 on Saturday, as the state put four counties on a warning list because of their infection rates and other statistics. Another 12 deaths were recorded, as well.
The new totals bring Illinois' overall COVID-19 case count to 169,883 and the overall death toll to 7,397.
The overall positivity rate held steady at 3.6% for the week ending July 24, and health officials report 1,471 people were hospitalized across Illinois with COVID-19. Of those, 341 were in the ICU, and 110 were on ventilators.